15/03/2011 17:44 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

The Perfect 10: Foundations

Choosing the right makeup base can be as tricky and daunting as finding a flattering pair of jeans, so to make life easier we've found ten of the best foundations (from longwearing to liquid foundations) to suit every skin tone from porcelain to chocolate.

Not sure which shade is right for you? Check out our tips on how to find the right foundation to suit your skin tone. Because while it might not be as much fun as shopping for red lipsticks or smoky eyeshadows, the right foundation is to a beauty junkie what the perfect canvas is to an artist. Get your base right and the rest will follow.

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The Perfect 10: Foundations